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Elizabeth Kel Coker Betancourt

October 31, 1958 ~ July 25, 2019 (age 60)


Elizabeth Kel Coker Betancourt, 60, of Fayetteville, NC passed away on Thursday, July 25, 2019 in her home.

Kel graduated from Douglas Byrd High School and attended the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She was a teacher’s assistant in the computer lab at Reid Ross Classical School in Cumberland County. She previously worked at several elementary schools in Cumberland County. Students always affectionately referred to her as “Ms. B.”

She is the daughter of William K. Coker, Sr. (deceased) and Virginia Riley Coker.  She is survived by her beloved daughter Brooke Betancourt, her mother Virginia, her brother Bill, his wife Kelly and their son Liam.

The family will receive friends for a small remembrance gathering on Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 from 2pm to 4pm at Jernigan Warren Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family welcomes donations to one of the following charities:

The American Lupus Foundation:

Project Racing Home:

The American Lung Association:



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August 3, 2019

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home
545 Ramsey St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301


Lupus Foundation of America, Inc.
2121 K Street NW, Suite 200 Washington, DC 20037, Washington DC 20037
Tel: 1-202-349-1155

Project Racing Home
7015 Faulkner Road, Randleman NC 27317
Tel: 1-336-674-5774

American Lung Association
55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago IL 60601
Tel: 1-800-586-4872

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